Mechanical Engineer II/III at ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corporation in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in General Business 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

What we expect

The first 3 letters in workplace safety are Y-O-U!

TK Elevator is currently seeking an Mechanical Engineer II/III in Atlanta, GA.

This role will design, analyze, and validate parts of or whole elevator systems. The position includes development of high-level product requirements and specifically focuses on product specification, layout design, and weight calculations.


  • Designs mechanical components and elevator systems

  • Works under general supervision, relies on limited instructions and pre-established guidelines

  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform assignments

  • Uses basic programming to configure elevator systems based on engineering documentation

  • Documents elevator system application and design rules

  • Understands and uses the A17.1 elevator code as a basis for all designs

  • Maintain/develop department owned templates, calculation sheets, and reference documents

  • Applies and develops application rules based on design intent and system limitations

  • Reviews Engineering Change Orders for end-to-end system change requirements

  • Lead cross-functional problem-solving activities

  • Works with component engineers to drive product requirements and sub-system space claims according to code and component limitations

  • Works in team environment with product engineers, configurators, and representatives from sales and IT

  • Adheres to all safety procedures and company safety standards while working in the lab and test tower

  • Adheres to the corporate compliance policy and ensures that behavior in the workplace is that of a responsible professional

  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering field

  • 5+ years of design and drafting experience is required in an architectural, structural, or mechanical design environment

  • Knowledge of hydraulic elevators and DigiPara Liftdesigner are preferred

  • Certified Professional Engineer preferred

  • Strong knowledge of physics, motion dynamics, electromechanical engineering, and Elevator codes/regulations of product components

  • Must possess excellent customer service skills

  • Must possess strong decision-making abilities

  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Requires the ability to read, interpret, and comprehend technical documents

  • Requires the ability to clearly communicate technical requirements

  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Experience with 2D design tools (AutoCAD) and 3D CAD tools (Solidworks) preferred

  • Must understand and be able to author basic programming logic and syntax (Visual BASIC preferred)

  • Demonstrated experience of working in a team environment

  • Must be able to work with limited instruction from manager to meet project deadlines

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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